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Lessons From Legends: Tough Stuff, The Response

“I’m not a fan of sequels…but given the thoughtful feedback to the article “Tis The Season For…Tough Stuff” a response and an expanded view seems called for.” (Swim Photo Credit: CW)

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Is Ian Thorpe Relevant Today?

Swim News: “A thorough biography of Ian Thorpe’s life and career was completed in 2004 by Greg Hunter, so what’s left to learn?” (Swim Photo Credit: CW)

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5-time London Olympic Medalist, Coutts, Finally Lands Major Endorsement

Swim News: “In London, Coutts won gold in the women’s 4×100 freestyle relay, three silver medals in the 200 individual medley, 4×200 freestyle relay and the 4×100 medley relay, and a bronze in the 100 butterfly.” (Swim Photo Credit: SPR)

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5-time Aussie Olympic Medalist Coutts Has No Endorsements

Swim News: “Aussie Swimmers, historically, have fared well in the Olympic biz. Not anymore.” (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Dave and Gary: Aaron Peirsol Ladies and Gentlemen

Aaron Peirsol? On our column? I know, it seems too good to be true. But it is!

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Michael Phelps Becomes First Swimmer to Surpass 1,000,000 Followers

Michael’s Twitter profile still says “14-time gold medalist”. It might be time to update that. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Garrett Reports: SwimSwam News, Friday July 6th

Team USA heads to Tennessee while international Olympians head to Paris. Plus, no sleep aides for the wicked in Australia. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)

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World Champs Day 4 Swim of the Day: Federica Pellegrini's 200 Free Takes It By a Tweet

There were lots of excellent swims on day 4 of the World Championships. Phelps broke through with his first gold…

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5 World Records That Won't Go Down in Shanghai [with videos]

After the 2009 World Championships, and when FINA and USA Swimming removed the rubber-suits from competition, there was a lot…

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Shanghai 2011: Which World Records are Most Likely to Fall?

This is the first of many preview-type pieces we will run in the leadup to the 2011 Shanghai World Championships….

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Thorpe Receives Comeback Support From Both Friends and Foes

Amongst all of the other exciting stories that have been buzzing about the swimming world the past few weeks, none…

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